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Research

Our research projects

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Education | 2020 – 2022

Competitive effects of free schools on student outcomes in neighbouring schools

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Welfare | 2020 – 2022

How UK welfare reform affects larger families

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Education | Welfare | 2020 – 2020

Measuring the disadvantage attainment gap in 16-19 education

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Education | 2020 – 2022

Teacher supply, shortages and working conditions in England and Wales

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Education | 2020 – 2022

The influence of headteachers on their schools

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Education | 2020 – 2021

Teaching fractions and decimals to children aged 3 to 11

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Two teenage male pupils study a science lesson as part of their post-16 options
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Education | 2019 – 2021

Post-16 pathways: the role of peers, family background and expectations

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Education | 2019 – 2021

Exploring the impact of curriculum policy on choice, attainment and destinations

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Welfare | 2019 – 2022

Ethnic inequalities in later life

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Welfare | 2019 – 2022

Children living with domestic violence: effects on children’s well-being

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Justice | 2019 – 2022

Understanding criminogenic influences on youth offending

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Education | 2019 – 2022

The SWAN game-based approach to learning foundational number language

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The Nuffield Foundation is not simply an academic funding body, though the research we fund must stand up to rigorous academic scrutiny. We want the policies and institutions that affect people’s well-being to be influenced by robust evidence.

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